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Lack of clinical use hampers potential tumour markers in PCa

Lack of clinical use hampers potential tumour markers in PCa

There is an increasing number of publications and studies on candidate tumour markers for prostate cancer, but several obstacles prevent clinical use, according to prostate cancer specialists. At Thematic Session 3, PCa experts discussed current work on biomarkers, while...
Too much antibiotic use by urologists

Too much antibiotic use by urologists

Urologists are using too much antibiotics in clean procedures, and this practice may lead to antibiotic resistance, according to a study by the EAU Section of Infections in Urology (ESIU). “In a recent issue of European Urology we published...
ESTU eyes new developments in transplantation

ESTU eyes new developments in transplantation

At the session of the EAU Section of Transplantation Urology (ESTU), new developments were discussed ranging from implementing consensus guidelines in the near future to promising research prospects on transplant tolerance and immunology. The session meeting illustrated the efforts...
ESFFU: positive developments, high expectations

ESFFU: positive developments, high expectations

The joint session of the EAU Section of Female and Functional Urology (ESFFU) and the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) provided state-of-the-art overviews on the current management in female and functional urology. Prof. Dirk De Ridder (BE) addressed...
3rd ESGURS Meeting: Hot topics on reconstructive surgery

3rd ESGURS Meeting: Hot topics on reconstructive surgery

The EAU Section of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons (ESGURS) has several hot topics in store for urologists attending its two-day meeting. Live surgery sessions make up the largest share of the scientific programme. The section has chosen Istanbul to host...
20th ESUR Meeting: giving research an international dimension

20th ESUR Meeting: giving research an international dimension

On 25-27 October, the EAU Section of Urological Research is convening in Strasbourg to provide Europe’s researchers a cutting edge overview of topics including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and the role of stem cell pathways in urothelial cancer. The...
ESOU goes forward with STEPS programme

ESOU goes forward with STEPS programme

With the aim to boost its links with promising young urologists specialising in urological cancers, the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) held its second successful Sessions To Evaluate ProgresS in the management of urological cancers (STEPS) programme during...